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Police Chief Mike Mastin reads for Central students
HEALTH CARE: 3 'adverse health events' reported at Sanford Bemidji; Numbers are part of statewide initiative to improve patient care
City releases names of manager candidates; Interviews scheduled for March 3, will be open to public
Last of the Really Cold Nights?
Crime report for Feb. 25
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers ready for 'cage match' at Ferris State (W/VIDEO)
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: BSU heads to Duluth for playoff opener (W/VIDEO)
BOYS BASKETBALL: Cass Lake-Bena dominates Blackduck, Fosston beats Kelliher/Northome
BOYS BASKETBALL: Red Lake beats Laporte 87-45
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Senske named NSIC Freshman of the Year
Rev. Vernon A. Nelson
David M. Reinard
Michael J. Benson
John Eggers: How cold is it?
Northland Stargazing: Open clusters, saints' days, and the vernal equinox
Cyndi Fenske: March into the Library
Patrick Guilfoile: Shining light on obesity
A NATIVE VOICE: Education: What is it?
To play in Paris: Bemidji organist to perform this summer at Notre Dame Cathedral
Pioneer Previews: Much to do as March approaches
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Pioneer Previews: Time to 'Go for Baroque' with the BSO
Art briefs - Sunday Feb. 22
Blane Klemek: Here one day and gone the next
DNR to fly elk surveys in northwest Minnesota
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Poutin’ time: 35th annual Eelpout Festival starts Friday
Blane Klemek: The mystery of Minnesota's black bears
Outdoors notebook for Feb. 13
Byron York: White House traps itself in terrorism word games
Danny Tyree: ‘The Sound of Music’ turns 50
Joe Guzzardi: Obama’s overreach
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: There are two sides to entitlement programs
Tom Purcell: Snow’s silver lining
May 19, 2012
Section 8A softball tourney begins Tuesday
BLACKDUCK - The Section 8A girls softball playoffs begin Tuesday and Blackduck earned the fifth seed in the North Sub-Section field. The Drakes will open at No. 4 Red Lake County. Kelliher-Northome received the sixth seed and the Mustangs will begin their tournament at No. 3 Lake...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 17, 2012
Brunelle, Wind do what is necessary to return to state meet
CASS LAKE -- Don't let their calm demeanor on the driving range fool you. Dakotah Brunelle and Cody Wind take their golf seriously. The Cass Lake-Bena duo has been ranked in the state's top 10 in Class A for nearly the entire season. And although both Brunelle and Wind -- tied for...
May 17, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Area Roundup: Cass Lake-Bena thumps Kelliher-Northome
BEMIDJI - The Cass Lake-Bena baseball team won three of four games last week, including Monday's 10-0 victory over Kelliher-Northome at the Bemidji State University diamond. Jake Ellis ripped a pair of hits and Nic Rairdon scored three runs to lead the Panthers and Caleb Fisher went...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 13, 2012
Blackduck School Board holds special meeting
A special Blackduck School Board meeting was held May 7. This meeting has about four agenda items with the main focus on the interim superintendent position. Board Chair Cynthia Nord called the meeting to order but before the meeting got underway, the board had to moved the agenda...
May 13, 2012 - 5:35pm
Fishing contest set
The Blackduck Public School Marketing Committee will be hosting a fishing contest for students enrolled at Blackduck School May 19. Drakes on the Lake begins at 10 a.m. and is open to all students 15 and under. This is a free contest; however, if you do not have a boat or other watercraft...
May 13, 2012 - 5:34pm
May 9, 2012
Drakes improve to 11-2
BLACKDUCK - Blackduck continues to dominate the area baseball scene as the Drakes went 3-0 last week to improve to 11-2. Winners of seven consecutive games, Blackduck defeated Lake of the Woods 13-7, Cass Lake-Bena 9-1 and Red Lake 13-1. Tuesday the Drakes were scheduled to host...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
May 6, 2012
Blackduck Lions Club donates to school
May 6, 2012 - 8:51pm
May 2, 2012
Area high school roundup: Fisher reaches 100 hits
CASS LAKE - After starting the season 0-2 the Cass Lake-Bena baseball team appears to have regained its footing. Last week the Panthers ran their winning streak to four games and upped their overall record to 4-2 with a pair of victories. The week began with a 7-5 victory over Kelliher-Northome...
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
April 29, 2012
Save the track program at BHS
An event is planned to save the track program at Blackduck High School and everyone is encouraged to take healthy strides and help our students to continue a sport which offers lifelong benefits. Did you know that students who run/jog for exercise in their youth are more likely to...
April 29, 2012 - 3:29am
Kelliher Board adopts policies
Members of the Kelliher School Board met April 12 with everyone present including visitors Betty Mohs, Walter Mohs, Calvin Mayers, Carly Amsden, Janice Hanson, Kelly Metzler, Debra Ledford, Alyssa Daken, Jennifer Wickham, Kisha Heck, Renae Swanson, Rachel Washenberger, Danielle Nistler,...
April 29, 2012 - 3:27am
Blackduck state speakers earn third and four place
Two BHS speakers earned medals in the prestigious Minnesota State High School League's State Speech Tournament April 20 at Chanhassen High School. Matthew Jedlicka earned the third place medal in the category of Serious Interpretation of Drama and Tyler Dobmeier earned the fourth...
April 29, 2012 - 3:24am
Northome School Board lose two to retirement
The Northome and Indus School Board met in regular session April 11 with all members present. Following the approval of the agenda, the board approved the minutes of the March 14 meeting gave approval for the District payment of $149,570.42 for accounts payable invoices and $36,180.69...
April 29, 2012 - 3:21am
April 22, 2012
School board to advertise for Interim Superintendent
The school board held its normal monthly meeting April 16 with a packed room. Approximately 75 community members, parents, teachers and business owners crowded into the media center. The meeting was called to order by chair Cynthia Nord. Before items on the agenda were addressed,...
April 22, 2012 - 12:00am
April 15, 2012
Blackduck School Board Agenda
Agenda for Regular Board Meeting April 16, 2012 6:30 p.m. High School Media Center I. Call to Order - Pledge II. Agenda Changes III. Approval of Minutes IV. Chairperson's Announcements A. Good Things Happening 1. 4th, 5th and 6th graders are working very hard getting ready...
April 15, 2012 - 12:00am